• Nect start-up wins Founder's Prize 2020

    Haspa and Hamburger Abendblatt present prize for start-ups, newcomers and for lifetime achievement to the following winners
  • "Gründungswerkstatt Deutschland" to relaunch as social network

    Gründerwerkstatt Deutschland, initiated by Chamber of Commerce Hamburg, to become social network
  • Hamburg's "Founders' Day 2020" to go ahead in virtual space

    Founders' Day to feature live chats and video talks on setting up a business (September 7-11, 2020)
  • dooing.de - latest blog for self-employed

    A blog called dooing.de has become the latest website for founders, entrepreneurs and the self-employed. Launched in May by Lisa Fink and Marcel Neumann, the blog aims to become the first point of contact on financial, insurance and tax matters. The duo both work for a fintech company and wish to...

  • Pierdrei - hotel with a difference

    The stated aim of the hoteliers is to turn the Pierdrei hotel into a vibrant centre of outstanding experiences bang in the middle of HafenCity. Naturally, this has sent expectations soaring. Although everything is not fully ready at the start of the “Soft Opening” phase, the people of Hamburg...

  • Foodlab experimenting with the innovative

    Hamburg is the secret food capital owing to the rising number of innovative start-ups, Christin Siegemund believes. As the marketing expert well knows from her own experience, being a founder is always a challenge and has hit on the idea for a creative food space called the Foodlab in Hamburg.

  • Koala app to speed up shopping

    Contactless payment has become almost a magic word in the corona era. The limit for such a payment without a pin was doubled to EUR 50 in April to “boost contactless payment as hygienic”, according to a press release by the Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft. Now, the so-called Koala App by a start-up based...

  • IFB offers support module for start-ups

    The senate and IFB Hamburg are setting up an aid programme from Monday (April 20, 2020) for innovative, growth-orientated start-ups in Hamburg as part of the Corona Emergency Aid. Many start-ups find themselves in dire straits in the wake of the corona crisis either due to a lack of sufficient...

  • Founder of App Camps predicts "digital future"

    Founder of App Camps predicts "digital future" Dr. Diana Knodel, founder of App Camps for young people, tells Hamburg News about her vision
  • Luicella’s: “We are working closely with Frank Thelen”

    Former professional swimmer Markus Deibler and business partner Luisa Mentele are of one mind on two things: their close relationship and their love of really good ice cream – without added flavours or colourings. With this in mind, Mentele gained a qualification from Gelato University in Bologna...